pseudoarthrosis


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pseudoarthrosis

(ˌsjuːdəʊɑːˈθrəʊsɪs) or

pseudarthrosis

n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) a joint formed by fibrous tissue bridging the gap between the two fragments of bone of an old fracture that have not united. Nontechnical names: false joint or false ankylosis Also called: nearthrosis
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pseudoarthrosis

n (ortho) pseudoartrosis or seudoartrosis f
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fractures or dislocations), tumors, deformity (defined as kyphosis, lordosis, or scoliosis), pseudoarthrosis, failed previous fusion, and/or spinal stenosis.
In this report, the first lesion was cauda equina syndrome due to pseudoarthrosis 15 years after lumbar vertebral fracture and spinal stenosis, and the second occurred right after vascular insufficiency depending on cardiopulmonary arrest.
Pseudoarthrosis rates approach 50% in some studies, and appropriate position for fusion is often difficult to obtain in cases with bone loss.
She was referred to a spine specialist and subsequently underwent two spinal procedures for presumed cervical pseudoarthrosis.
10) Long-term complications include nonunion and pseudoarthrosis in up to half of cases.
A characteristic osseus lesion, such as sphenoid wing dysplasia or thinning of the long bone cortex, with or without pseudoarthrosis 7.
Congenital osteofibrous dysplasia of the tibia, associated with pseudoarthrosis of the ipsilateral fibula.
Anchor FS is indicated for posterior surgical treatment of any or all of the following in the lumbar region of the spine, at single or multiple levels: trauma, including spinal fractures and/or dislocations; spondylolisthesis; spondylolysis; pseudoarthrosis or failed previous fusions that are symptomatic or may cause secondary instability or deformity; degenerative disc disease as defined by back pain of discogenic origin as confirmed by patient history with degeneration of the disc as confirmed by radiographic studies; and/or degenerative disease of the facets with instability.
Delay in treatment can cause pseudoarthrosis, which can be seen on conventional X-rays as subchondral sclerosis and vertebral endplate erosions.
The condition, known as congenital pseudoarthrosis of the tibia, forces Linethma to undergo surgeries and support her bone development to avoid fractures caused by the medical condition.
The affected legs were not immobilized, and the birds were encouraged to use the legs immediately after surgery to encourage formation of a pseudoarthrosis.
8mm CS Facet Compression Device which is indicated for the treatment of Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolysis, Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), degeneration of the facets with instability and fracture, Pseudoarthrosis, and also for patients that have failed previous fusion of the cervical spine.